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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - National Federation Of Independent Business
Some of Wisconsin's largest business associations say a nearly $3 increase in the state's minimum wage would cost the economy 27,000 jobs, citing recent polls and a study by a conservative Washington think tank.
Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington's largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
Veteran lobbyist Dawn Starns has been named Louisiana director of the National Federation of Independent Business.
Business lobbyists at the state Capitol on Thursday panned parts of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's 2014 legislative agenda, including his proposal to raise the minimum wage.
The National Federation of Independent Business, which lobbies on behalf of small businesses, has named a new state director in Louisiana.
Gov. Tom Corbett is poised to receive a re-election endorsement from the Republican State Committee this weekend, but that does not necessarily mean the party is united behind him.
A spokeswoman says Illinois small businesses won't be affected by House Speaker Michael Madigan's proposal to cut the corporate income tax rate.
Four business organizations in Rhode Island are calling for future operations of the state-run health insurance marketplace to be funded only by those who use it and not through widely imposed taxes or fees.
Alabama Republicans are off to a fast start on their package of proposed changes to the state tax code.
While most of the early Obamacare rollout problems have focused on the uninsured and those who get their policies through the individual market exchanges, more than 150 million Americans who get coverage through their employers are likely to feel the fallout as well.
The White House didn't rule out Thursday the possibility that millions of workers could lose their current employer-based health insurance under Obamacare, despite President Obama's assurance that only the smaller number of people who buy policies on the individual market would need to shop for new coverage.
A new report finds that health-care insurance premiums for small businesses are up in 2013.
It's not easy being Terry McAuliffe. The Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia has a union problem in a state that's not enthusiastic about unions and their bosses.
The prospect of ongoing stimulus from the Federal Reserve and rising optimism among small-business owners helped push stocks back to record levels.
In 1919, back when the United States was a constitutional republic, Congress passed a child-labor law imposing a 10 percent excise tax on companies that violated it.